Businessman Kyle FitzGerald Elected Director of Maywood Bataan Day Organization Ahead of Annual Memorial Service

Kyle FitzGerald (pictured outside of ReUse Depot at an event last year with black jacket, second from left in back row), was recently elected the Maywood Bataan Day Organization’s director-at-large. The MBDO’s annual Bataan Day Memorial Service will be held Sun. September 13, 2015. File photo.  Monday, August 31, 2015 || By Michael Romain Ahead of its 73rd annual Maywood Bataan Day Memorial Service, which … Continue reading Businessman Kyle FitzGerald Elected Director of Maywood Bataan Day Organization Ahead of Annual Memorial Service

First U.S. Tank Commander to Engage Enemy Forces in World War II, Maywood Native, Dies

Ben Morin, left, the first U.S. tank commander to engage enemy forces in World War II and the last surviving officer of the National Guard’s famed 192nd Tank Battalion, has died at a retirement home for Catholic priests in Michigan. Caption and photo by Illinois National Guard. Wednesday, April 29, 2015 || Originally Published: Illinois National Guard || 4/28/15 SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The last surviving officer … Continue reading First U.S. Tank Commander to Engage Enemy Forces in World War II, Maywood Native, Dies